The Committee of the Whole & the Committee on Education will hold a Public Oversight Hearing on the following Matter:
Improving School Attendance: Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism, and the Implementation of Reform Initiatives
Testimony at this hearing is limited to government witnesses. However, citizens and organizations may submit statements. If submitted by the close of business on January 29, 2019, these statements will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Copies of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council’s office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chairmanmendelson.com/circulation. Written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2019.